International Meeting & Educational Tour – 18 June / 1 July 2018
in partnership with ICMEA (International Ceramic Magazine Editors Association) and AiCC (Associazione Italiana Città della Ceramica)
The event is organized by Ente Culturale Operae Milò – center of study and promotion for crafts, design, applied and decorative arts – which manages hundreds of publications on crafts, on ceramics in particular, and the Primedicopertina collection made up of the works donated by the authors present in the covers of the D’A and La Ceramica Moderna & Antica magazines.
Operae Milò in collaboration with ICMEA (International Ceramic Magazine Editors Association), AiCC (Associazione Italiana Città della Ceramica), MIC, for the Faenza stage, and CCP (Centro
Culturale Paraxo) for the activities in Liguria, organizes this 2 edition of the International
Meeting & Educational Tour, a unique event of art, handicraft, study, debate and much more where ICMEA member publishers will contribute with their international experiences.
- Communication in the sector of ceramics. Magazines and new media, in Caltagirone, Chairman I Chi Hsu (ICMEA General Secretary)
- Modernity of Ceramic Contests and Market Places, in Grottaglie, Chairman Coll Minogue (Publisher of the magazine The Log Book)
- Streets of Ceramics, networks and twinnings, in Savona, Chairman Elaine O. Henry (ICMEA Past President)
- Training and research. Comparison Italy-World, in Faenza, Chairman Monika Gass (Magazine Neue Keramik)
- Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture, in Faenza, Chairman Claudia Casali (Director of MIC and Bollettino Faenza Magazine)
ceramic capital, at the 60 Faenza Prize in the 80 years since its foundation, but an equally important role is played by the territories included in the program. The following stages are planned: Emilia Romagna (Faenza), Lazio (Viterbo), Liguria (Alassio, Albisola Superiore, Albissola Marina), Puglia (Grottaglie), Sicily (Catania, Caltagirone, Nicolosi, Taormina), Tuscany (Florence, Montelupo Fiorentino), Veneto (Nove, Bassano, Venice).
Not only seminars, but also special exhibitions such as Primedicopertina / Fuping, dedicated to Italian masters present at Fuping in the section dedicated to Italy and which have been published in the covers of D’A and La Ceramica Moderna & Antica, and all that we will meet in the warm
summer of the City of Ceramics, besides the preview of the odd curatorial exhibition that will th
ICMEA in Italy – International Meeting & Educational Tour will take place from 18
of July 2018 and will occur in several stages from North to South of Italy. It is a traveling conference divided into five sessions, with a study and debate about ceramic art in each session with the following topics:
ICMEA in Italy – International Meeting & Educational Tour’s highlight is Faenza, the world’s th accompany the 60
Faenza Prize. The agenda includes visits to major ceramics museums.